Friday 9 December 2016
The 2016 meeting of the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference (IARC) will take place in London at City, University of London next week.
It brings together researchers and clinical specialists in Speech-Language Pathology, Linguistics, Neuropsychology, and Rehabilitation Medicine dedicated to aphasia rehabilitation.
Also on day three, there will be a poster (P318) on the Stroke Association funded SUPERB, peer befriending for aphasia project. Stroke Association fellow Dr Sarah Northcott will be presenting a roundtable session on the role for speech and language therapists in addressing psychosocial well-being in aphasia.
Professor Anita Patel, is a health economist at Queen Mary University of London and will be a keynote speaker on day three. Her current work includes leading a study estimating the future costs of stroke in the UK, which was commissioned by the Stroke Association.